MEDIA ADVISORY: Media Tour of Plant Biosciences Building Available

PULLMAN, Wash. — Media tours of Washington State University’s new $39 million Plant Biosciences building are available from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Reporters will receive an overview briefing on the building; see teaching labs on the first floor; and visit research laboratories on the upper floors, which are not open to the public. Scientists who work in the new building will be available for interviews.

The grand opening ceremony – featuring Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire as keynote speaker – begins at 2 p.m., Friday. Public tours are available after that event.

If you are interested in joining the morning media tour, contact Information Specialist Dennis Brown at (509) 335-2930 or

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